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Rosell: Messi has Barca's backing

June 14, 2013
By ESPN staff
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has told Lionel Messi he has the club's full backing after claims that he and his father defrauded the Spanish state of over €4 million in taxes.

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On Wednesday, the Catalan media reported that tax authorities in Barcelona were to bring a case against Messi and his father over unpaid taxes in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
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